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typhoon in the philippines. typhoon bopa roared ashore this morning with winds of 110 miles per hour. 160 in some cases. the storm brought down trees and caused widespread power outages across the country. 33 villagers drowned in a southern philippines town after water washed away an emergency shelter there. >>> flu season is here and it could be a bad one. the cdc says this is the earliest start in nearly 10 years. cases of the flu have been reported in all but two states higher than normal reports of flu-like this usually don't happen until after christmas. also the dominating strain circulating tends to make people sicker. the best way to protect yourself get vaccinated. >>> that openly pregnant duchess of cambridge is in the hospital for a second day due to morning sickness. the duchess is at a private hospital in london. the official word of the royal pregnancy came a little earlier than expected from buckingham palace. the duchess is still on her first trimester but couldn't keep it under wraps after kate had to be rushed to the hospital with extreme morning sickness. >> can really
a friend. "my trip to manila, philippines, with my family has been a mess. i was hit at the back of my neck with a club. i need you to loan me some money." was this real or a hoax? skeptical, our producer decided to play along. "okay, don't worry." i think i can come up with a few hundred at least." we wired just 20 the con artist picked up the money within hours and complained. "you should have told me you never had any money." but we didn't leave it there. we traced the e-mailer's trail halfway around the world to manila, in the philippines, where an alert western union agent, said that the suspected scammer came into his shop to cash in. "i remember that he claimed money from me in the past." scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. use that information to trick you into thinking they're in trouble. >> they're preying on what's important on you. >> reporter: if you send money, the con artist hit you with other scams. experts say never send money before making sure that e-mail is really from a friend. elisabeth leamy, abc ne
to show support for the 34 million people worldwide afflicted with hiv and aids. in the philippines they lit candles. students in taiwan formed a ribbon on a playground. aidss first diagnosed 31 years ago, and the u.n. says aids claimed 1.7 million lives last year. the uss"enterprise" sailed through many historic moments, but today the nation's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was taken out of active service. some 12,000 people turned out in norfolk, virginia, to say farewell. the 51-year-old warship, also known as the "big e." served in every major conflict since the cuban missile crise. straight ahead, controversy in cooperstown. baseball's steroid era comes under scrutiny. >> jarvis: they'e biggest names in baseball-- bonds, clemens, and sosa. this year all three former players are eligible for entry to the hall of fame in cooperstown, new york, but as tony guida tells us, controversy over steroids is in play. >> and bonds hits one high. >> reporter: no one in baseball history hit more home runs than barry bonds. >> he struck him out! >> no one in baseball history racked up
after a typhoon hit the philippines. here is some of the pictures of that storm ravaged compancountry. dozens of others are missing characters are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed intov min danao. the typhoon rig up trees and houses with winds reaching for near 10--near 100 in moscow our dream was lights flashing floods. 110 miles per urhour . >> we are catching a break in the bottle some light rain for petaluma. we did see heavy rain in our last report--novato. we are picking up moderate to heavy rain indicated by the yellow on your screen right around san palo stretching to berkeley. there is rain at the highway 480 interchange. pushing closer to berkeley. this will continue to shift south and east. light rain at the bay bridge toll plaza in all the approaches to discourage the drive for interstate 580, livermore valley. light rain being reported coming from ocean beach. as we turn our attention to the south bay we are not saying much as some light rain but not impacting any of the freeways. we will pick up into the latte
to manila, philippines with my family has been a mess. i was hit at the back of my neck with a club. i need you to loan me some money. was this real or a hoax? skeptical, our producer decided to play along. >> okay, don't worry, i think i can come up with a few hundred, at least. >> but we wired just 20. the con artist picked up the money within hours and complained. >> you should have told me you never had any money. but we didn't leave it there. we traced the e-mailer's trail halfway around the world to manila in the philippines where an alert western union agent told us the suspect the scammer had come into his shop to cash in. >> i remember that he had claimed money from me in the past. it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam art efforts hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family and use that information to fool you into thinking they are in trouble. >> it's, isn't it? >> yes. >> if you send money they put you on the sucker list and his you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a
. >> the tie from that hit the philippines the death toll has climbed to 350 people. billy for the people are still missing. rescuers are continued to search the mud and debris for them. the hurricane hit hardest in the southern philippines were government officials say entire families were washed away. >> as the kron 4 morning news continues a live look from mount tam this thursday morning. low clouds around the bay into some blue sky above. winning the fog to break up around the bay area of big changes for the weather forecast will have more on your weather the latest look at your morning commute. watching wall street as well without the jones amount of time. we will be back with more stores the kron 4 morning news' returns in two minutes. good morning and welcome back 7:28 a.m. is a time. taking a look at our live camera at santos go on and as ave.san francisco. >> dealing with low clouds and locally dense fog this morning as best as sunny afternoon dry and to leaving. because of a low visibility there are delays in arrivals at sfo average of about 48 minutes. if you're headed there yo
>> still ahead, the update from the philippines. they continue to recover from a typhoon. this live look outside from san jose hazy conditions continue. we will be back.... hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. in the philippines. the president declared a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in the aftermath of tuesday's emergency funds. nearly six-hundred people were killed. just as many are missing, and thousands are homeless. officials say search and rescue operations are struggling. the typhoon unleashed winds stronger than those of hurricane sandy in october. rubble has destroyed homes and landmarks, and many residents are too stun
of morsi and zero opponents. >> the death toll from the typhoon that hit the southern philippines has climbed to 350 people today. and nearly 400 people are still missing. the typhoon or hurricane hit hardest in the southern philippines were government officials say entire families were washed away. >> nato has called on north korea to cancel its plans for a second rocket launch. ambassadors said yesterday that a launch would violate you end resolutions and could decimalized the korean peninsula. north korea's state news agency announced their decision to launch a space satellite on saturday. russia and china both urged north korea on monday to not proceed with the planned rocket launch. >> welcome back. the top stories we're following at this hour. san francisco police are on the scene at a crash that happened just before 4:00 this morning. it happened on the corner of fall some and essex streets following a chase that started when the driver failed to yield. police are investigating the incident as a possible d u i. >> the local police force will not be subject to a federal takeover
a typhoon in the philippines. officials say about 43 of those were villagers and soldiers who drowned when torrents of water cascaded down a mountain inundating an emergency shelter and washing away an army truck. the regions governor says the death toll is expected to rise as recovery crews search the flood waters and debris. >>> well, now to sonoma county where investigators are looking into what caused a fire that destroyed a home in petaluma. the call came in about 3:30 a.m. at a house near sad ler lane and kaufman road. the house was engulfed in flames. firefighters say no one lived there, but it was filled with items including containers of possibly hazardous material. the yard was also littered with about a dozen vehicles, a boat and a camper. there are no reports of injury. >>> the fate of four contra costa fire houses is going to remain in limbo for at least another week. as rob ross explains county supervisors put off a decision during a contentious hearing earlier today. >>> dozens of firefighters from county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa board of superviso
. >>> and in the southern philippines, the death toll is quickly rising after a ferocious typhoon. officials say more than 200 people have already died. that number is expected to rise as rescuers reach communities that have been cut off by landslides. dozens died when a flash flood roared through two emergency shelters. >>> the latest, now, on the future queen of england. kate middleton is said to be doing better. but she is still in hospital this morning, being treated for a crippling form of morning sickness. prince william, though, looked a lot more upbeat, last night after spending about six hours with his wife. we now know that kate got sick while visiting her parents over the weekend. and william, then drove her 50 miles to london to go to the hospital. the couple had planned to break the good news to the royal family on christmas day. >>> and back here at home, a brand-new 787 dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing after a mechanical problem. the united flight had taken off from houston to newark when the problem developed yesterday. over a 10-minute span, the plane dropped 10,000 feet
, no drizzle, highs are in the 60s. >>> more than 400 people missing after a deadly typhoon in the philippines. the storm killed at least 300 people.$♪ it also caused flooding and landslide and left a quarter of a million people with no homes. they are trying to reach some of the hardest hit areas and they are a still looking for food for the people who survived. >>> there is no water damage for san francisco's tower and even the storm we had leaked into the monument over the weekend. crews are trying repair those leaks with plastic sheeting annual leaks and they are trying to steer water away from the murals. they will work to seal off the building by the end of this month. >>> crab bones remain at the docks. crabbers say brokers plan to drop the wholesale price from $3 a pound to a dollar 80. the price for the crabs has dropped so the prices have dropped as well. >>> work behind the scenes competition has already started. an italian challenger is accusing them of spying. oracle broke protocol by taking up close images of the new zeal land yachts. they say the alleged transgressions are ove
in the philippines. >>> hello, tara. >>> everything is looking good out there, but it is wet out there and make sure you drive slowly. right now we will take a live look at the 280 split and traffic is flowing nicely, the headlights show as you make your way towards santa clara. at the sunole grade, a lot of folks are out and perhaps they are back to work this morning so give yourself extra time this morning. 5:25 let's head to mark. >>> good morning, you may see a full moon and we may have heavy downpours because we have an unstable air mass and you can see live doppler sweeps bringing current rainfall. increases out towards the petaluma region especially with darker shades of green shows heavier downpours and we will show you this from south to east. not as much coverage here but out towards the martinez area it is. there are southern portions of marin county where we have darker shades of green and we are just about to go to ocean beach, increasing rainfall amounts at the park and moving a maps across the bay, you can see san bruno extending across the bay and right around the hayward region, dar
determine prospects for peace or war. in visiting thailand and the philippines in october, i was reminded of the economic vitality of southeast asia and the fact that that tend countries comprise an asean represent now the fourth largest export market of the united states. these countries are center stage. we must stand firm with our friends throughout asia and actively pursue prospects for free trade and open sea lanes and other policies that will strengthen american economic growth. more broadly, we face the specter of global resource constraints, especially efficiencies of energy and food that could stimulate conflict and deepen poverty. we have made startling gains in domestic energy production, but we remain highly vulnerable still to our dependency on oil, and perhaps equally important, even if we were able to produce more energy at home, we cannot isolate ourselves from energy shocks in the global economy. we have to cooperate with other nations in improving the global system of manufacturing and moving energy supplies. currently, a key to this is helping to assure the completion o
. >>> powerful typhoon in the southern philippines has killed at least 40 people. >> a military spokesman said six people have been killed, power has been knocked out, air travel is suspended. major land slides have been reported. more than 50 people have been evacuated from another deadly storm one year ago. >>> a new report says came's reflewable energy -- came's renewable energy goals could be commission the state's energy plans could be costly because of poor planning and lack of oversight. state law requires california to produce a third of its electricity from solar wind and other renewable sources by the year 2020. this morning, two state lawmakers will unveil new regulation to make california public schools green. the legislation would upgrade the energy efficiency. it is being introduced by nancy skinner of berkeley and state senator of los angeles. the funding would come from the presently -- recently passed proposition 39. >>> well, imagine spending just $30 a week for all of your food. why the mayor of newark, new jersey is doing that starting today. >>> and why health leaders are
authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. >> the death toll has already surpassed 600. >> those deaths are mostly from flash flooding that what we committed in the country's southern region. >> authorities in mexico said the wreckage of a small plane believed to be caring singing superstarhjenni rivera has been found with no survivors. >> authorities say the plane was found near mexico city. >> the u.s. registered learjet went missing early yesterday after taking off from the city of monterrey. 43 year old jenni rivera has sold 15 directors and drizzly 12 billboard mexican music awards. >> north korea says it is extending the launch. for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until december 29th. an unidentified spokesperson for the north korean committee of space technology told state media that the scientists found ia technical deficiency in the first stage control engine model of the rocket. >> it says technicians are pushing forward with final preparations for the launch. >> what reassess it launch
people to think she was the first lady of the philippines. >> reporter: did they buy it? >> everybody did. do you know what the first lady of the philippines looks like? >> reporter: so i pretended to be the king of liechtenstein, and people bought it. outside, a panting crowd, paid to scream my name. >> king nicholas. >> once you have 10, 15 people with cameras, everybody else will crowd around. >> king nicholas, i love you! >> reporter: for nearly clr 5,000, you get a gang of paparazzi and fake fans to meet you at the airport. for nearly $3,000, a crowd to follow you on dates. >> the goal would be, like, wow, you must be really famous. >> reporter: some use this service for career advancement. >> i guess you could say "b" list celebrities who want attention in beverly hills and hollywood. i was exacted by ee eed -- cont agents and publicists. >> reporter: the crowd shopping felt weird. but i loved the dirn afterwards. tell me how good looking i am. toast to me. my own entourage made to laugh hi my jokes. i said you do downtown. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i might hire these guys. for new
seven a year. most do little damage and only last a few minutes. in the philippines, the death toll from tuesday's typhoon rose dramatically. 420 people are confirmed dead and 400 others are missing. most were living in an area that is highly susceptible to flooding and landslides. the government has tried to encourage it people from living and farming there but many risk everything to try to make a living. >>> we're watching fog form in the central valley. we got really high dewpoints. the fog is starting to kick in. that will have an impact on the morning commute around here and in the eastern valley. we have a doze of fog. i'm going to put it in here, big fog showing up right here right now. then by the morning, expect some decent fog in these north bay valleys. so your morning commute is going to be definitely an issue if you have fog concerns like you did this morning. if you had fog this morning you got it again yesterday morning. if you had it this morning and you're used to seeing it you will see it tomorrow morning. around the bay not so bad but you get up toward the san helena
minutes. in the philippines, the death toll from tuesday's typhoon rose dramatically. 420 people are confirmed dead and 400 others are missing. most were living in an area that is highly susceptible to flooding and landslides. the government has tried to encourage it people from living and farming there but many risk everything to try to make a living. >>> we're watching fog form in the central valley. we got really high dewpoints. the fog is starting to kick in. that will have an impact on the morning commute around here and in the eastern valley. we have a doze of fog. i'm going to put it in here, big fog showing up right here right now. then by the morning, expect some decent fog in these north bay valleys. so your morning commute is going to be definitely an issue if you have fog concerns like you did this morning. if you had fog this morning you got it again yesterday morning. if you had it this morning and you're used to seeing it you will see it tomorrow morning. around the bay not so bad but you get up toward the san helena area so much rain the nights are cool. we're not
to wear face masks around the city as well. and the death toll from a typhoon in the philippines exceeded 400 people. most of them lived in the steep valley in the south of the country. flooding and wind were so severe in places people thought were safe turned up not to be safe. that includes two emergency shelters that were just swept away. it hit tuesday with winds over 170 miles per hour. it's now weakening in the south china sea. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton just announced the u.s. and russia have reached an agreement in hopes of ending the civil war in syria. clinton has been meeting with the foreign minister and united nations mediator. the deal calls for mediation effort for all parties in syria to bring about a political transition there. syrian president bashar assad must leave power to ensure a democratic future for the country. >>> u.s. stock futures dropped in light traded overnight as investors awaited the november jobs report. >>> it's just out showing the unemployment rate fell to a four year low. good news to talk about it and here to join us is ashley morri
and the philippines. tension being raised there. >>> talk about tense. hissing sound of natural gas as single police car keeps watch and sits hear in west virginia. what an image that is. that's where a natural gas line exploded level 4 houses and damaging part of interstate. the area is about 15 miles forth of charleston, west virginia. several people suffered smoke i hope inhalation. >>> ntsb said a distracted driver in a truck with bad brake was likely cause of amtrak collision that killed 6 people last year. happened at rural intersection in northern nevada. truck slammed into the side of a train that was headed from chicago to here in the bay area. at hearing in washington today the ntsb said the crossing guard arm was down and warning lights were flashing in plenty of time for the truck driver to stop. they still are not sure why he did in the act quickly more quickly maybe he was tired or just not paying attention who knows. but if the brake had been properly maintained or applied a second and a half earlier the accident apparently could have been avoided. >>> major headline for the
. >> reporter: he moved them to the philippines, then back to hayward. he gambled away his money. jassmin remembers one particular time when there was no food. >> i remember i was just rummaging for pennies and went to like a nearby liquor store and bought bread because i remember we had like peanut butter. >> reporter: finally it got so bad, jassmin at the age of 17 took total custody of 10-year- old jeanilljassmin was working and when she got into cal and started commuting jeanell was often alone. >> no one was there to protect me or no one really cared even though really my sister really, really cared and i appreciate her so much for that. >> reporter: but jeanell was struggling. her grades dropped to a 1.7. that's when the sisters moved to berkeley and jassmin gave jeanell a talk. >> even though you have some bad points in your life you don't make that keep your down. you have to keep going. >> reporter: jeanell decided to make a change. >> step by step by step i watched her increase her confidence. i watched her increase her skills. she was in control. >> if my grandma, if my mom, if
their best efforts they could not save her. >>> in the philippines the death toll rose to 11 after a typhoon that hit the area last week. the storm destroyed rice farms. >>> in china internet users are facing stricter controls on how they surf the web. a new law now requires people to register their names and service providers before going online. that means web users will have to use their names when posting rather than leaving anonymous remarks. some say that could be a chilling effect on political comment. chinese authorities say the law will help protect personal information. >>> a labor strike some say could cripple -- a walk out scheduled for sunday may have be averted. they're cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached in the next month. >> getting ready for the party. >> and ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> new year's eve is just around the corner and san francisco is getting rea
currency and commodity trading they're going to end early. in japan, indonesia, the philippines, they were all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republicans. on a broad thing like this, you need both. and he has put himself with plan b and sort of an impossible position. he has to get these hard right goes to go along with him. and he and the president were going to say we're going to pass a deal with the majority of republicans and the majority of democrats in the
into the pacific ocean east of the philippines. >>> millionaire fugitive john mcafee is released from a detention center. he was taken into custody last week after sneaking into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with a murder. a guatemalan judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation order is out. >> hope he is writing a book while he is going through all this. >> so bizarre. >> i would read it. strange, strange. >>> how about some traffic now at 6:14? liz, it's all yours. >> thank you. let's go towards the bay bridge. we are just getting word of a new accident just past the pay gates. the metering lights are on. so you can see delays now as far back as probably towards the 880 overcrossing now. and then we also have that accident past the toll plaza so delays towards treasure island up the incline. they are working to clear it but we have a good sized wait toward san francisco from the east bay. elsewhere speaking of the east bay, let's check the san ramon valley. a camera down southbound 680. and so far, so good right now leaving walnut creek heading towards d
. >>> a powerful typhoon has struck the soern philippines this morning, packing winds of 110 miles an hour. the storm has destroyed homes, triggered land slides. at least three people have been killed in the philippines. officials say millions of people could be affected. >>> nasa's curiosity space rover has discovered evidence of organic compounds on mars. samples of dust and sand from a dune on mars appear to contain carbon, sulfur and chlorine compounds. but scientist here's on earth aren't sure what to make of those findings and whether they could be a sign of life on the red planet. >>> nhl labor talks set to resume today. a small group of owners and players will be there. but the league's commissioner and the head of the players union will not attend. >> that will be productive. >> the nhl labor lockout is in its 79th day and all games through december 14th have already been canceled >> 46 minutes past the hour. soledad o'brien joins us now with a look at what is ahead on "starting point." >> good morning, everybody. former british prime minister tony blair is our guest this morning.
time. >>> we have new video of the aftermath of a deadly typhoon in the southern philippines. many villages are completely flooded with people having to wade through several feet of water just to get around. 300 people have died. it is almost certain that more bodies will be found. many remote villages are isolated by landslides and floods and rescuers are struggling to get to them. the typhoon is one of the strongest to hit the country this year. >>> caltrans hopes today's rain will not do further damage to a problem area along the pacific coast. yesterday, crews shored up a portion of devil's slide that was damaged by this past weekend's storm. traffic on highway 1 was reduced to one lane for much of the day. >>> the biological mother of collin kaepernick is watching her son like the rest of us and wants to reconnect. he grew up in turlock. she said she's been trying to reconnect with him ever since giving him up for adoption. his birth mother says she's a fan. she wants to talk to him because she's her son, not because he's a football star. >>> we want to check in with tara and
of flooding in the philippines. these pictures show it, days after a deadly typhoon hit the phillippines. this is video. crews, well, they pulled several stranded people to safety, including children. rescuers are still having trouble getting to many survivors in some of the hardest hit areas. 400 confirmed dead. hundreds more still missing. >>> we told you about a woman who survived being stranded six days in the snow in the sierra. experts say there are several things you can do to survive something like that. first they say stay in your car and make sure someone can see it. either you have a lot on inside. be sure to carry warm clothes, a blanket and a flash. and if you are in an isolated area, the best idea experts say is to ration food and wait for help. >> the probability of you being found in the car is higher than going out looking for help. hypothermia sets up very quickly in the sierra. >> experts say if you have to get out of the car, bait for a break in the weather and stay on the roadway and always let someone know where and when you are going and be aware changing condition
in a little bit. >>> deadly typhoon that hit the philippines could make a second landfall today. it hit the country on tuesday killing 600 people and leaving hundreds of others missing. the system is now apparently changing its course and heading towards the northwest part of the country. people who live in the mountainous regions are being warned of heavy rains and mudslides. >>> fans of john lennon sank songs in front of his apartment to mark the anniversary of his death. ♪ >> one fan, as you see there, look a lot like the late singer took part in the memorial at strawberry fields. he was shot in 1980 outside the dakota building by mark chapman who remains in prison. >>> there was a minivan crash. a large power outage that it cause morning. dangerous conditions when a power pole came down for crews working out there as well. >> toys were seized in california. the healthcare linked to the rubber duckies. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you
've done uzbekistan, kazahkstan and the south american countries, of course, the philippines, plaitses like that -- british or american colonies and then a lot of peace corps volunteers. everybody who wants to learn english. so we send a lot of stuff for basic english. we send a bunch of very basic kids' reading books to cambodia because the u.s. military or is teaching cambodians how to read english, and they're going to be reading see spot run or the updated versions of those sorts of things. we're finding all over the world people want to learn english. >> host: so if people want to donate, what's the web site? >> guest: www dot big-books.org. >> host: and we've been talking with professor stephen franzic, "oops: observing our politicians stumble." we're at the naval academy, this is booktv on c-span2. >> tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us @booktv, comment on our facebook wall or send us an e-mail. booktv, nonfiction books every weekend on c-span2. booktv is on location at the u.s. naval acadny at nap lows -- annapolis, maryland. we're now joined
contestants from 89 countries. including runners-up, miss philippines and miss venezuela. in a few weeks, by the way, sam will be one of the judges for the miss america pageant. so, we asked, can another rhode islander make history? we'll find out, sam, when it airs on abc. >> i'm getting all my tips from lara, by the way. taking notes. >> there's a whole lot you need to know. >> i'm still learning. >>> here's a "downton abbey" christmas special. it's a gingerbread house or gingerbread estate. an exact replica of the estate on that hit period drama. the culinary construction work done by a utah man named smith jenson. isn't that credible? it is edible. in a long, long, long time. he probably, like all of us, cannot wait for the return of "downton abbey" on january 6th. just filling the need for a long, long time. >> a long, long time. >>> and finally in "pop news," say hello to a tiny giant. a 20-week-old baby panda, becoming a star at the san diego zoo. thanks to its website, it has a 24-hour panda cam that allows people to follow his progress. the little guest, and that's the translati
rescued a florida man on a disabled yacht. he and three others were towing the yacht from the philippines when the tow rope broke. >>> a senator from idaho is apologizing this morning after he was arrested over the weekend for driving drunk. mike crapo has said previously he does not drink. >>> there's no evidence this morning we don't feel good about the economy. a new abc news/"washington post" poll finds that three-quarters of americans say we're in a recession. half are optimistic about the new year, but that's the least in a decade. >>> santa is ready to leave the secret workshop location in the north pole. there are two places two track him online. norad and for the first time, google. >>> finally, a police officer is being called a hero this morning after rescuing a drowning woman. he did it under the absolute worst conditions an against all odds. it takes protect and stoerve a whole new level. this cell phone video shows boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think
to work and during his work, he went to the philippines. when he was in the philippines, the japanese invaded in world war ii. he was captured and put in a prisoner of war camp for three and a half years. he was about to be executed and the americans came and liberated the camp and he along with the other prisoners of war came back to america. frank buckles went back to west virginia where he worked his farm and drove the tractor until he was 107, madam speaker. it was his decision and his life's goal that he would be instrumental in helping build a memorial on the mall for all of the veterans who served in the great world war i. i met him in 2007 and this project has been going on now for five years. to try to get approval to build this memorial for all veterans of the world war i on the mall. almost as long as the war took. and so he came to washington, d.c. a few years ago, this is a picture of him that was taken recently before he died at the age of 110 at the d.c. memorial thope mall. what that is is a monument and memorial to all the veterans from the district of columbia that s
. >>> a powerful typhoon has struck the southern philippines this morning, killing at least 27 people. that storm packed winds of 110 miles per hour. it destroyed homes and it triggered landslides. officials say that millions of people could still be affected there. >>> former new york mets star, lenny dystra sentenced to 6 1/2 months in federal custody, pleading guilt toy three fel nochlt y counts, bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets and money laundering. former outfielder is already serve i serving a three-year prison sentence in a separate case for grand theft auto. soledad says that's really sad. >> talent wasted. that's just sad. >>> let's move on here to anna wintour, editor in chief of vogue. add the title of ambassador to her name? president obama is considering pointing her as ambassador to either briton or france. it would be the president's way of thanking her for raising a lot of money for his re-election. >> i'm no expert on anna wintour, but i have seen the devil wears prada. that does not reflect diplomacy, to me. when i see that movie, i don't think -- >> did you watch the end
protect them from future storms. >>> the president of the philippines declared a state of emergency after visiting some of the hardest hit areas by the typhoon. helicopter footage shows the damage. the storm wiped out entire villages of 600 people dead and another 600 still missing. officials say that rescue operations have suffered a set back mostly because the survivors are just to shocked to help. there is also concern of food and water. >> yesterday marked the anniversary of pearl harbor and many paused to remember that day. in hawaii there was a moment of silence followed by a fly over at the time when the bombing started. the surprise attack by the japanese killed 2400 people and was the start of the united states involvement in world war ii. >>> in alameda pearl harbor survivors took part in a ceremony. i 21 gun salute honored the survivors and memories still fresh for those who were still there. one was on the west virginia during the attack. >> i felt six torpedoes hit the port side of the ship. >> it also included a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to those who were ki
to billboard mexican music awards. >> authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. the death toll has already surpassed 600. those deaths are most a from flash flood that wiped away communities and the country's southern region. >> a lawsuit against dominique strauss, could in in a deal. lawyers for both sides will meet later today to update the judge on a possible settlement. this all in the case of a maid in a manhattan hotel accused stress, of sexually assaulting her. the maid is expected to be in court today but the suspect is not. the suspect lawyers acknowledge talk of a possible settlement last month. >> we have an onshore wind. we have a gorgeous day full of sunshine erica has more on your forecast and the bay area's favorite way to bring in the new year is with kron 4. a big party with spectacular fireworks. we will be on kron fours new year's live show is hosted by catherine hennan and gary radncih. kron fours new year's eve live. we will be right talk about watching wall street. the dow up 30. . 13,001 a 4.
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